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Dead Simple Hefeweizen

Another easy as sin and easy to drink extract only recipe from the Everything Homebrewing Book
Brewed By: 
Drew Beechum
Beer Styles: 
Recipe Category: 
Batch Size: 
5.0 gallons
Boil Time: 
60 minutes
Original Gravity: 
1.048 O.G.
Final Gravity: 
1.012 F.G.
4.7% ABV
12.0 IBUs
6.4 SRM

6.60 pounds Wheat (Weizen) Liquid Malt Extract (LME)


0.5 ounce Tettnanger Pellets (4.5 percentAA) for 60 minutes
0.5 ounce Czech Saaz Pellets (3.5 percentAA) for 5 minutes


White Labs WLP830 Hefeweizen IV, Wyeast 3650 Bavarian Wheat

Special Instructions / Notes: 

Mix 2 lbs of the extract with 2 gallons of boiling water (off the heat).
Boil for 60 minutes adding the hops as indicated.
Add the remaining 3 lbs of extract with 10 minutes remaining in the boil (again off the heat)
Transfer to the fermenter.
Top up with enough cold water to reach 5 gallons.
Ferment between 65-69F for 1 week before bottling or kegging.

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